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    God Kryshen. Slavic gods. Slavic mythology

    Among the ancient Russian gods, Rhoda, Svarog, Perun, and others typically ignore Kryshen God, and yet, it is - one of the principal. Recalling his deeds.

    Kryshen (in India it was called Krishna) - the son of God and the Goddess Maya, that is, he himself was brought brother Rod Prime Creator of the world, though he was much younger than him. He was not born by chance, but to fulfill the great mission. While the world Reveal hit great cold. People have lost the gift of the gods, the fire, and dying, freezing. The reason for this great calamity was Chernobog. Kryshen flew down from heaven to Belogrivov horse, gave them fire, and then fought on the banks of the Arctic Ocean, Czernebog and defeated him. This act of roof sung in the sacred "Book of Carols":
    Light the sacred fire!
    Let the fires burn fuels - high up to the sky!
    Read and remember the roof,
    Zlata son of Maya and the highest!

    The victory of the new god celestials decided to celebrate in Reveal. But the rebellious hero, asked: "Why do you drink holy Surya drink, but do not give it to the people?" And because no one wanted to answer him, and saddled Kryshen Gamayun bird and flew her to the Blue Svarga, his father High.

    There Kryshen filled bowl Surya and brought to earth people. This also has an entry in the "Book of Carols":
    Surya - honey, herbal wandering!
    Surya - also red sun!
    Surya - a clear understanding of the Vedas!
    Surya - next Supreme highest!
    Surya - the truth of God for roof!

    "The Book of Christmas CarolsĀ», II 6

    Surya - it warms the mead, which allowed people to survive in the freezing cold. But it is not intoxicating potion, because it provided a "clear understanding of the Vedas." How and what was prepared Surya? Russian researcher beliefs and customs Mirolyubov Jury gave a detailed recipe for this suryanitsy: "To make this drink took about pounds bran, which was cooked in water, then boiled extract was passed through a sieve, and this action is called" sowing suryanitsu. " Then, cook about buckets of green grass, it also poured through a strainer at the bottom of which was placed the fleece. "

    It must be said that the ancient Indians, who by their holy books, the Vedas, peace calls vediytsami, Russian Surya called soma and Iranian Aryans knew her by the name of haoma. We explain that bran - is husk, stripped of grain mill grinder and remaining still in the flour.

    But back to the recipe cooking holy Aryan drink: "Green Strain broth, added to it a quarter of honey. Fluid at this time to be still warm, but not hot. It was added dry, hip, cherry, blackthorn, plums, pears, apples, and flour. Everything was left to stand for three days, and after that, add raisins, yeast ran for which the liquid was heated separately and mixed into everything left in a wooden tub. Three or four days all the ford. After the first fermentation to suryanitse added cup of milk and poured merochka ghee. After two weeks of strong fermentation, it added more honey or sugar and do a small amount of custard hops, which also added. After the second fermentation, barrel cover "circle" that is inserted into the bottom of the blind, and so is left to hold out a month. After a month and try to knock the bottom. If suryanitsa still very sweet, it leaves ferment again, then pour into a clean barrel, which is put in oak pieces of wood, it is better in the green bark. "

    Old people were convinced that on this wonderful drink, but people are working, many good spirits. First, it Kvetunya - the goddess of flowers. And Prosyanich, Pshenich and Zernich - great experts fermented grains. Drink Suryanitsu follow strict five times a day (and in the Vedas written). She helped a number of diseases and protects against evil spirits.

    In the "Book of Carols" and described further adventures of roof. He went to a journey through the world Reveal and arrived at Sun Island (Rhodes in the Mediterranean), where he met the daughter of ruler of the sea and the sun Ra - perfect Rada. Kryshen woo the sun's daughter, but her father told the groom that he would give it to someone who will stand three tests.

    The first of them was that you had to jump on a horse to the window of a high tower Rada. The girl sitting at the window, it was necessary to remove the ring from her finger and kissed her on the lips. We had an amazing roof mounted white horse on which he came down from heaven, because it is nothing at all costs to cope with this task. He handed the ring of Ra, and thus proved that flew to the window Rada.

    The second task was complicated. The groom had one day to tame wild Zlatorog Tour, harnessing it to plow, plow the field, sow rye, cultivate and harvest, brew and treat them the guests! Kryshen the impossible and sunset gave Ra barrel microbrews. The bride's father was frowning, but beer drinking so praised: the drink has canceled!

    But the third task, at first glance, it might seem very simple: should find in the little key that unlocks the lock on the spit of Parliament. This was an ancient custom in Rhodes - Spit unmarried girls lockable. Only one who can open the lock, raspletet spit and spit unwinding meant marriage. Kryshen found a small key in a vast field, picked it up and went to the tower of Parliament. And, as it fought the proud beauty, he was able to open the lock on the spit. Since solar maiden became the wife of roof.